Mad About Mosaics Vase



Mosaics are a hot trend and have been a hot trend. Replicate mosaic tiles with Duncan® French Dimensions™, on top of a base glaze, to produce a dramatic and functional piece of art. In this course, you will learn to apply Duncan® products in an artful way to replicate a mosaic look that is truly unique!



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Nature's Skyscrapers Jewelry Box



Rock formations from Monument Valley were the inspiration for this distinctive jewelry box project. In this course, you will learn how to use and blend and shade Duncan® non-fired products.



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Tastefully Gourmet Olive Oil Dipping Set



Gourmands will love this beautiful and functional olive oil pair. The Duncan® sake decanter doubles as an olive oil dispenser. In this course, learn blending of Duncan® glazes with a special ingredient you’ll have to find out!



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Wild About Watercolor Platter



Watercolor painting is popular for depicting everyday scenes and objects. One of the most popular renderings is flowers. In this course you will learn drawing, blending, shading, and highlighting techniques.



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California Poppies



By David H. Hoff, California Ambassador Celebrate the vibrant colors of spring renewed! Fresh, dramatic Cover-Coats and vibrant Neon E-Z Strokes are perfect for the blending, shading and highlighting techniques featured in this class. Plus, learn the secrets of using the square-edged Shader brushes to make realistic shading effects.


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Cherry Blossoms on Red



By David H. Hoff, California Ambassador We looked to the Far East for the design inspiration on this project. And our Dark Black Concepts applied over our new Red Concepts gives this sushi set its dramatic contrast. You’ll learn to create delicate cherry blossoms with the Shader brush.


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Crisp Country



By David H. Hoff, California Ambassador Bright, bold and colorful, these country-styled plates are sure to be a hit! Learn to band with Concepts, then create floral detailing with French Dimensions.


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Emperor of the Arctic



Discover the Arctic without getting the chills! Because life is full of many colors, learn the importance of blending through the rich tones of Designer Glazes and Satin Glazes. Make a splash by adding texture with French Dimensions and Fired Snow.


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Looking for Leaves



Look no further for that extra creative flair - you'll find all the inspiration you need in this course! Combine Satin Glazes with E-Z Stroke Translucent Underglazes for a Majolica design that'll have you reaching for the next level of creativity.


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Modern Day Lilies



By Arlene Smith, California Ambassador A stunning display of day lilies flow across the front of the bread plate--perfect for display and an eye-catching platter for your next dinner party! Learn Piping and Watercolor techniques with Concepts. Your Shading and Blending skills will also be enhanced.


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Sand Painting



By David H. Hoff, California Ambassador This little piggy makes a great project to bank on. Use Neon Concepts with a unique sand mixture to layer on the design. You’ll also learn a sponging technique and the basics of eye painting.


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Something Different with Concepts



This seminar offers two unique techniques to expand your knowledge of Concepts! Contemporary Fruit Bowl features a rich faux finish achieved with a sponging technique and a soft-edged stencils. Flowing Elegance creates a very artistic finish with surprisingly little effort! Our Rubbing Alcohol Technique is amazing, and you won’t have to share your little secret of how easy it really is to do!


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Spotted Savannah



Let your imagination run full speed ahead with brilliant Courtyard Art Glazes and easy-to-use E-Z Stroke Translucent Underglazes! Team up with Designer Glazes for an adventure in the art of Majolica.


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Sunsets



By David H. Hoff, California Ambassador Master the art of the perfect multicolored sunset. Our secret? The Fan Glaze brush and our Cover-Coats blending technique set the stage for beautifully blended backgrounds. Then float E-Z Stroke design work on top to detail the location. This class gives you three options: the African safari sunset, the American Southwest desert and the balmy island paradise.


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The Look of French Country



By David H. Hoff, California Ambassador Imagine yourself in the romantic countryside of Provence, France and be inspired to create this dinnerware set. Using the traditional rich colors of Provence from our Concepts line, you’ll learn to detail and shade with banding and apply brushwork over Concepts.


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Underwater Excursion



Turn underwater life into art as you practice stenciling and color application with Envision Glazes. Blend Designer Glazes for extra depth and add emphasis with French Dimensions for a creation that moves along swimmingly.


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Watercolor Pears



By David H. Hoff, California Ambassador Create this beautiful Pear Bowl with stencils and Concepts. You’ll learn to create the pastel watercolor background, how to sponge shade and how to use stencils (both the positive and negative).


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Winged Wonder



Let your creativity take flight with the wondrous combination of Concepts Underglazes and the new Earth & Sky Series Crystals Glazes. You'll learn to bring your piece to life with the intricate detailing and shading techniques taught in this course.


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A Bird's Paradise



By Kim Gabert, Washington Ambassador Learn how to paint beautiful flowers without a pattern! Create a one of a kind piece featuring marbleizing and various brushstrokes.


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Aspen Leaves



By Pam Wayman, Colorado Ambassador In Colorado, fall usually includes a trip in the high country to see spectacular stands of aspen trees painting the entire side of a mountain yellow, gold and red. Capture this colorful display on a modern platter for dramatic display and impressive tableware.


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Banded Blueberries



By Carina Burstrom, Sweden Ambassador Serve up a cake plate that showcases the beautiful blues and delicate design of fresh blueberries. Their brilliant, intense color adds to their visual appeal and they’re perfectly suited on your table.


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Brushstrokes and More Brushstrokes



By Beverly Knuckles, Missouri Ambassador True to its name, this session focuses on what you, as the artist, bring to each brushstroke you make. Each brushstroke reflects your uniqueness and how you can transform a piece into a showpiece.


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Butterflies in the Forest



By Leticia Abud Osuna & Begona D'Aponte, Mexico Ambassador A riot of color set in a flowing pattern, this stylized butterfly and leaf composition can be adapted to a wide variety of surfaces. Combining Concepts™ Underglazes for Bisque, EZ Strokes® Translucent Underglazes, French Dimensions™ and Envision™ Glazes, this project is as easy to make as it is to love.


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Butterfly Spring



By Larry Knight, Ohio Ambassador


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Country Holiday



By Larry Knight, Ohio Ambassador This stunning holiday plate will be a treasured heirloom for years to come. Learn how to create beautiful wood grain and elegant fired gold.


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Denim Classic



By Janet Bauer, Florida Ambassador Folks will do a double-take when they see this clever and eye-catching plate. Personalized for extra appeal, the denim effect is achieved with just the right combination of Concepts™ Underglaze for Bisque accented with versatile French Dimensions™.


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Elegant Garden



By Pat Lackey, Arizona Ambassador Paint a beautiful heirloom reminiscent of a walk in a sunny country garden. Learn several techniques to complete this essence of Spring plate.


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French Quarter Watercolor



Once you learn to create fired watercolors with E-Z Stroke® Translucent Underglazes, you won't be able to stop! Simple brushwork, a special washout technique and pure colors help to create a little bit of Paris in your studio.


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Fresh Fish



Bright, bold and beautiful describes the striking design you'll learn in this easy three-hour course. With tape and sponge, you'll create a contemporary fun (and fishy!) design with optional Premium Gold overglaze.


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Fruit Tray



You may not be able to decide what you value more about this wonderful course: the versatile brushwork and blending techniques you'll learn, or the delightful and extremely useful tiled tray you'll create in just three hours! A great gift or a wonderful addition to your own household, this beautiful fruit tray is a must!


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Garden Party



By Betty Dartez, Louisiana Ambassador This delightful plate will add a special touch to your party. Use the basic double-loading technique and dimensional painting for decorative accents.


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Gone Fishing



By Sue Cregor, Arizona The next time your favorite angler brings back the catch of the day, serve up a special treat with this delightful mug and plate. Your talents will be so appreciated, they'll use them everyday!


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Hydrangea Blues



By Beverly Knuckles, Missouri Ambassador Create a bold and beautiful watercolor-look floral plate using a combination of easy brushstrokes, sponging, and stippling.


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Kaleidoscope of Concepts



Vibrant and dramatic, this glorious celebration of color will help you master the important technique of double-loading. Using Concepts™ Underglazes for Majolica and Bisque, this project is sure to give you greater confidence in your brushwork and color blending techniques. Gorgeous!


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Majolica Snowman



Add a bit of whimsy and magic to your holiday season with this clever little snowfellow. You'll learn how to produce this soft, subtle image with ConceptsTM Neons and Flannels paired with Satin Glazes.


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Mosaic Magic



Have some fun with this innovative one-fire technique using mosaic tile molds and bright colors. A great three-hour course for all ages.


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Neon Nasturtiums



By Vivienne Peters, Australian Ambassador Capture the vibrant colors of Nasturtiums using the Majolica technique, shading and accenting with dimensional paint.


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Old Time Bowl & Plate



By Donna Larsen, Washington Ambassador This unique bowl and plate feature a fun marbleized Majolica technique to give the piece the old time enamelware look.


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Pansy Box



Elegant yet simple, a riot of color, yet somehow understated, this charming little box strewn with colorful pansies will help you practice free-hand design and blended brushwork using EZ Stroke Translucent Underglazes and Duncan Overglazes. Beautiful!


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Pansy Bread Tray



By Carina Burstrom, Sweden Ambassador Freehand brushstrokes and loading techniques create these beautifully blended pansies, delicately highlighted by fired gold accents.


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Playful Penguins



By Larry Knight, Ohio Ambassador Our favorite bird for the winter holidays—playful, cheerful penguins dance across the snow to brighten the mood and warm the heart.


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Reindeer Fun



In this delightful 3-hour course, you'll learn something new and enjoy yourself at the same time. With Concepts™ Underglazes for Majolica and Bisque you'll create a versatile plaid border (useful in so many projects) and experiment with other majolica techniques. And all to create this sweet holiday bowl that'll make a great gift, too!


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Rustic Provincial



Who would have thought that you could produce this charming, varied design with different intensities of just one color! You'll learn how to create rich, warm bands of color contrasted with easy brushstrokes and feather-light details with E-Z Stroke® Translucent Underglazes.


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Smoked Raku



Evoke the mystery of raku with this ingenious simulated raku technique. You'll create a dramatic stylistic elephant with Crystals & Crackles, Envision® Glazes and a fascinating resist method that will inspire so many more creative ideas.


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Spring in Brazil



Celebrate "la primavera" in this joyous blending of earth and sky. Simple brushwork complements the rich hues of ocher and blue in a springtime parade of daisies and butterflies. You'll work with Cover-Coat® Opaque Underglazes, E-Z Stroke® Translucent Underglazes and Concepts™ Underglazes for Bisque to create this timeless design.


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Tres Ollas



By Carol Sconyers, Arizona Ambassador Capture southwest charm in these stunning designs. The details look intricate, but you'll soon learn how easy they are to complete.


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Viking Bowl



By Carina Burstrom, Sweden Ambassador Bold Runic symbols and graphic pictographs on a neutral mottled background make a strong artistic statement.


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